Benedict Cumberbatch couldn’t be Sherlock because of the appearance


Бенедикт Камбербэтч мог не стать Шерлоком из-за внешности

Can you imagine anyone other than Benedict Cumberbatch playing the role of the chief telemedica of Sherlock Holmes in the TV series “Sherlock”? As it turned out, Benedict had all the chances are not pass the audition because of his appearance.

How Benedict got the coveted role, told the British writer and performer of the role of Mycroft Holmes mark Gatiss.

According to the man from the first casting Cumberbatch producers were not satisfied.

The reason for this was a peculiar appearance of the actor, in particular his nose. This part of the face of the actor was regarded as “totally inappropriate” and gave the casting Director time to find a more decent option.

“We did not challenge the situation with the nose, and just said “He’s still very convincing, isn’t it?” We then thought that we need only find the right nose, and everything goes like clockwork”, quotes Mark Gatiss Metro.

But Benedict played his acting talent. It was the game of the British was no doubt, and in the end we got Sherlock now loved by millions.

By the way, the premiere of the fourth season of “Sherlock” will take place on 1 January on the First channel in parallel with the world premiere of the BBC news channel.

At the moment about the new season, almost nothing is known. But on the short teaser that was recently introduced, we can assume that Sherlock would tell his friend John Watson a secret that may affect their relationship.

By the way, the fourth season of “Sherlock” has all chances to become the last. At least about the “end of an era” was said not long ago, the performer of the title role.